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tripping

[ trip-ing ]
/ ˈtrɪp ɪŋ /
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adjective
light and quick, as a step or pace.
proceeding with a light, easy movement or rhythm.
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Origin of tripping

First recorded in 1555–65; trip1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM tripping

trip·ping·ly, adverbun·trip·ping, adjective
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